Betty H. Gillies



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EARLY YEARS -- Mrs. Betty H. Gillies was the first woman pilot to be "flight checked" and accepted by the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron. Mrs. Gillies, 33 years of age, has been flying since 1928 and received her commercial license in 1930. She has logged in excess of 1400 hours flying time and is qualified to fly single and multi-engined aircraft. Mrs. Gillies is a member of the Aviation Country Club of Hicksville L.I. and is a charter member of the 99s, an international club of women flyers formed in 1929, whose first president was Amelia Earhart. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Date 8 December 2006(2006-12-08) (original upload date)
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